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January 29, 2013
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10:30 am 
Garden Smart   In this Episode GardenSMART visits a plant treasure trove that is not only beautiful, but also functional. Our visiting expert provides a unique look at how native people utilized everything nature provided. The lessons learned are timely and applicable today. D

11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Vespers"  Absolutely one of "alternative Nashville's" biggest buzz bands, the Vespers feature sisters Callie and Phoebe Cryar and brothers Bruno and Taylor Jones. Their hard-to-pin-down sound leads to a fresh and dynamic mixture of folk, rock and Appalachian stomp, a place where banjos battle drums and fuzz-toned guitars shred mountain ballads, all held together by the Cryar sisters' saintly/sinful harmonies. The Huffington Post's Michael Bialas recently dubbed them ". D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Shreveport: Road Through Northern Louisiana"  Shreveport, a city with a rich musical history, counts among its myriad musical traditions the African-American sounds of the South, country music, Western swing, rockabilly that predated rock and roll, and the spicy influence of Cajun and Creole music. As guest host, rock star and blues guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd visits Lead Belly's grave for an acoustic jam with local icon Buddy Flett; introduces Maggie Warwick of the famed radio show, The Louisiana Hayride; enjoys a special performance on the stage where Elvis first tasted stardom; sits down with guitar legend James Burton for a demonstration of his pioneering guitar licks; and sits in on a grumble boogie party with the band Dirtfoot. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Iggy Iguanodon/Shiny Can't Sleep"  Iggy Iguanodon - The Pteranodon family continues their World Tour and meets Iggy Iguanodon, a funny chap who shows them his unique way of walking while leading our family to some white cliffs where Dad is very excited to fish and dine! Shiny Can't Sleep - Shiny gets homesick while the Pteranodon family is away from home on their World Tour. She cannot sleep, so Mr. Pteranodon takes her around the Dinosaur Train and they observe the train at night and the activities of various nocturnal creatures. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Naila and the Magic Map"  Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Pollinators"  When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Maui Breaching"  Bring out the beauty of the Hawaiian islands using vibrant colors and movement.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guest show viewers how to play Don McLean's epic rock ballad, "American Pie." Several guest pianists discuss their favorite piano players. Featured artists include Dave Powers and Nat Kerr. D

4:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Phoenix Temple"  Nicaragua, in the middle of Central America, is home to Masaya, a huge volcano that has been active for more than 30,000 years. It has caused some of the largest eruptions known. Each time the volcano destroys everything around it, life returns, re-emerging in the ash at the foot of the mountain.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Rise of the Drones"  Unmanned flying robots - some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds - do things straight out of science fiction. Although much has been kept secret until now, NOVA is given access to drone engineers and those who operate drones for the U.S. military. Technologies are revealed that are leading to a new chapter in aviation history.G

7:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Kitties' New Place to Go"  Maura Indes and Tom Adam love their cats so much that when they travel, they always take their cats with them. The problem? Bathroom breaks for Fluffy don't always coincide with Maura and Tom's, so they came up with the idea of a completely disposable kitty litter box, not only for cat owners on the road, but for busy pet owners who would like to have their kitty litter and boxes delivered to their door once a month. Bringing their prototype to the casting call was a big step, but ultimately our judges felt the idea was worth digging into. D

7:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "This Invention Really Sucks! (Your Carpet)"  When inventor, Ken Joyner, brought in his carpet sucker to the casting call, we thought this idea is so good, someone else must have already thought of it! His outrageous prototype had us snickering, but when it actually worked, we were impressed! Our development team used dozens of experimental prototypes and spilled all types of liquids onto countless carpet samples. We were amazed at how well Ken's invention extracted a variety of liquids out of carpet: wine, fruit punch, beet juice, even the liquid generated by our pets. Once our Everyday Edisons Engineering Team perfected a new prototype, our Design and Creative Team got together, spilled some more wine and pondered how to make the product look like and work like something retailers and consumers believed would actually suck, but not suck. D

8:00 pm 
History of Science  "How Did We Get Here?"  The question of human origins is one of the most controversial science wrestles with. Host Michael Mosley tells the story of how scientists have come to explain the beauty and diversity of life on Earth, and he reveals how its evolution is connected to the long and violent history of the planet.G

9:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "On The Ball"  Alan Alda heads to Calgary to meet Joan Vickers, whose research has improved the skills of golfers and basketball, tennis and even dart players. He also goes to Fenway Park to try out some high-tech equipment that helps umpires separate balls from strikes.G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Rise of the Drones"  Unmanned flying robots - some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds - do things straight out of science fiction. Although much has been kept secret until now, NOVA is given access to drone engineers and those who operate drones for the U.S. military. Technologies are revealed that are leading to a new chapter in aviation history.G

11:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Kitties' New Place to Go"  Maura Indes and Tom Adam love their cats so much that when they travel, they always take their cats with them. The problem? Bathroom breaks for Fluffy don't always coincide with Maura and Tom's, so they came up with the idea of a completely disposable kitty litter box, not only for cat owners on the road, but for busy pet owners who would like to have their kitty litter and boxes delivered to their door once a month. Bringing their prototype to the casting call was a big step, but ultimately our judges felt the idea was worth digging into. D

11:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "This Invention Really Sucks! (Your Carpet)"  When inventor, Ken Joyner, brought in his carpet sucker to the casting call, we thought this idea is so good, someone else must have already thought of it! His outrageous prototype had us snickering, but when it actually worked, we were impressed! Our development team used dozens of experimental prototypes and spilled all types of liquids onto countless carpet samples. We were amazed at how well Ken's invention extracted a variety of liquids out of carpet: wine, fruit punch, beet juice, even the liquid generated by our pets. Once our Everyday Edisons Engineering Team perfected a new prototype, our Design and Creative Team got together, spilled some more wine and pondered how to make the product look like and work like something retailers and consumers believed would actually suck, but not suck. D

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